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Education

  • Fouch named to dean’s list at Lindsey Wilson College

    Sarah Fouch of Crestwood,  a freshman at Lindsey Wilson College studying elementary education, has been named to the Dean’s List for the fall semester.

    Students named to the dean’s list have a semester grade-point average of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale in 12 hours of academic credit.

  • South Oldham debate team competes at Waggener

    The South Oldham High School Debate Team competed at Waggener High School on Nov. 8. Jordan Yarberry was named runner-up for Best Overall Debater in the Novice Division. Also competing for SOHS were Alexis Miller and Adam Farr.

  • 14 teachers earn National Board Certification

    Fourteen Oldham County teachers successfully completed the process for National Board Certification. Oldham County has the highest percentage of teachers who are nationally board certified, with only three fewer certified teachers than Jefferson County.

  • North’s speech team has success in first tournament

    The North Oldham High School Speech Team had success in Bardstown at the first tournament of the year. The team members had two chances to make finals at the tournament. 

  • Children of the World choir to perform

    South OIdham High School graduate Taylor Hampton Phillips and her husband, Jay, are touring the country as team leaders for about 20 children from the developing world in the Children of the World children’s choir.

    The choir will perform at during regular services 9:15 and 10:45 a.m. Jan. 4 at Crestwood Baptist Church.

  • Writers of the Month

    Locust Grove Elementary recently named “Writers of the Month.”  Students submitted writing throughout the past month and those named were selected by a committee. Each student was called down during an assembly to receive a certificate and a pencil.

  • Book drive

    Students in Colleen Davis’ freshman geography classes at South Oldham High School are trying to bring visibility to “the invisible” by raising awareness of the hardships faced by children growing up in Uganda. 

  • NOHS finishes marching season

    The North Oldham High School Marching Band ended their 2008 season in the State Semi-Finals for the second time in their six-year history. The band, under the direction of Kyle Ray, Amy Fisher and Marc Richardson, finished 15th in the State of Kentucky in Class AAA competition at Meade County High School on Nov. 1.  The band has been invited to perform at Disney World in May. 

  • The honor roll

    Middle School

    Sixth grade

  • An educational experience

    All seventh grade students from South Oldham Middle School went on a field trip this past fall. Half of the trip was to the Louisville Water Company where students learned the history of the Ohio River Valley and the water they drink. The other half of the trip was to the Falls of the Ohio where students learned about the fossils that are commonly found in this area. Both places were tied to the core content standards for Earth’s History.